The first quarto of King Lear (Book, 1994) []
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The first quarto of King Lear

The first quarto of King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare; Jay L Halio
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats

This edition of Shakespeare's King Lear is based on the first (1608) quarto and represents a significantly different version from that published in the Folio of 1623. Each has numerous unique  Read more...

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Genre/Form: tragedies
Tragedies (Drama)
Named Person: Lear, King of England (Legendary character); Lear, King of England (Legendary character); William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Jay L Halio
ISBN: 0521418119 9780521418119 0521587077 9780521587075
OCLC Number: 27813365
Description: xiv, 141 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Preface --
Abbreviations and conventions --
Introduction --
Note on the text --
List of characters --
The Play --
Textual notes --
Appendix: Passages unique to the Folio.
Other Titles: King Lear
Responsibility: edited by Jay L. Halio.
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